Aklim - Climate


After the Tipping Point

Bill McKibben recently spoke on the PBS podcast, “The United States of Anxiety.” We have passed the tipping point on climate change but there is much we can still do to address climate change and avert unmitigated disaster. You can…

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Using Bureaucracy

When Vice News interviewed the mayor of an Oregon town that lost a third of its housing to last year’s wildfires, the mayor offered the following sentiment. She was asked if encouraging people to return was a good idea with…

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IPCC Report is a Potent Tool

The International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was released this week and the media acts surprised by the dire warnings, blaring that the red alerts and apocalyptic alarms are sounding. They did until Governor Cuomo resigned the next day over…

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The Moral Decrepitude of ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil has released its strategy for the coming decades, up through 2040. The company expects no reduction in carbon pollution because it plans to continue building fossil fuel infrastructure. At this moment, they are investing billions of dollars in building…

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Greta Thunberg and TIME

TIME Magazine named Greta Thunberg their “person of the year,” in an acknowledgement of the dire need to address climate change now. Her nomination is a bright spot, which deserves further examination. First though, we must acknowledge the other developments…

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